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You Must Be Joking! (1965)

 -  Comedy  -  October 1965 (USA)
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A motley group of soldiers are set loose on swinging England in an initiative test to collect a selection of esoteric items.

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Lt. Tim Morton
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Sgt. Maj. McGregor
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Capt. Tabasco
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Gen. Lockwood
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Sgt. Clegg
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Librarian
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Young Husband
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Sylvie Tarnet
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Maj. Foskett
Lee Montague ...
SSgt. Mansfield
Irene Handl ...
Elderly Woman
Richard Wattis ...
Parkins
Miles Malleson ...
Salesman
Gwendolyn Watts ...
Young Wife
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A motley group of soldiers are set loose on swinging England in an initiative test to collect a selection of esoteric items.

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It's a mad-mad whirl of a hunt for guys and gals and goodies!

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Comedy

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October 1965 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Rena rama snurren!  »

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(RCA Recording System)

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Final film of Miles Malleson. See more »

Quotes

Sergeant-Major McGregor: "Mac The Knife, is it?"
Staff Sergeant Mansfield: "Bonnie Prince Charlie, I presume?"
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I'll Be True To You Baby
Music by Buddy Bregman
Lyrics by Hal Shaper
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Cracking Comedy!
24 September 2010 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This really is an unsung little gem that is well worthy of general release. From start to finish, it is a fast paced film with some excellent scenes involving a superb cast. A feast of British comic actors with American star, Michael Callan, thrown in for good measure. Everyone performs well, and they look like they had a whale of a time making this movie. Special mention must go to the one and only Terry-Thomas as the army phsycologist, who even manages to reprise his famous "hard cheese" retort! Lionel Jeffries is outstanding too, and there's great support from Bernard Cribbins, Denholm Elliott and Wilfred Hyde-White. To anyone who enjoys fun-filled, brisk, British comedies, this is not to be missed.


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